Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 18 May 2020

High School and Vocational Students' Interest to Pursue Higher Education in West Java, Indonesia

Johar Maknun, Agus Solehudin, Rina Marina, Juang Akbardin, Dwi Lestari

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

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Pages: 156-161

Keywords: Interest Preferences, High School, Vocational Students


The purpose of this study was to determine the preferences of High School and Vocational students to join college. The research method used was a quantitative descriptive while data analysis was based on Relative Percentage Frequency. The results showed that the interest of the high school and vocational students to proceed to college was in the high category. The number of vocational students interested in advancing their education are higher than high school students. In engineering, high school students have a higher interest than vocational. The study shows that student preferences in choosing the field of expertise and study programs in college differ.


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